Akane-banashi, Vol. 7
Akane is set to appear in the zenza Renseikai, hoping to seize a chance to appear in the four-person event featuring a group of talented futatsume said to lead the next generation of the Arakawa School in rakugo. In order to get into the four-person event, she must come in first at the Renseikai. While Akane is considered a favorite to win, a familiar dark horse contestant appears—one driven by a recent bitter defeat at the hands of Akane.